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Acts 4:25

25 You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David:a

“ ‘Why do the nations rage

and the peoples plot in vain?

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Acts 4:25 — English Standard Version (ESV)

25 who through the mouth of our father David, your servant, said by the Holy Spirit,

“ ‘Why did the Gentiles rage,

and the peoples plot in vain?

Acts 4:25 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

25 Who by the mouth of thy servant David hast said, Why did the heathen rage, and the people imagine vain things?

Acts 4:25 — New Living Translation (NLT)

25 you spoke long ago by the Holy Spirit through our ancestor David, your servant, saying,

‘Why were the nations so angry?

Why did they waste their time with futile plans?

Acts 4:25 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

25 who by the mouth of Your servant David have said:

‘Why did the nations rage,

And the people plot vain things?

Acts 4:25 — New Century Version (NCV)

25 By the Holy Spirit, through our father David your servant, you said:

‘Why are the nations so angry?

Why are the people making useless plans?

Acts 4:25 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

25 who by the Holy Spirit, by the mouth of our father David thy servant, didst say,

Why did the Gentiles rage,

And the peoples imagine vain things?

Acts 4:25 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

25 who hast said by the mouth of thy servant David, Why have the nations raged haughtily and the peoples meditated vain things?

Acts 4:25 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

25 You said through the Holy Spirit, who spoke through your servant David (our ancestor), 

‘Why do the nations act arrogantly? 

Why do their people devise useless plots? 

Acts 4:25 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

25 You said through the Holy Spirit, by the mouth of our father David Your servant:

Why did the Gentiles rage

and the peoples plot futile things?

Acts 4:25 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 it is you who said by the Holy Spirit through our ancestor David, your servant:

‘Why did the Gentiles rage,

and the peoples imagine vain things?

Acts 4:25 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

25 the one who said by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of our father David, your servant,

‘Why do the nations rage,

and the peoples conspire in vain?

Acts 4:25 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

25 Long ago you spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of our father David, who served you. You said,

“ ‘Why are the nations angry?

Why do the people make useless plans?

Acts 4:25 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

25 who by the Holy Spirit, through the mouth of our father David Your servant, said,

Why did the Gentiles rage,

And the peoples devise futile things?


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